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We call this blue jewel astronauts kiss on returning home, which means many things and is where death happens. Her tectonic rage resonates through space as she becomes bell, ringing and indifferent; tsunamis and fallen cities simply notes in her sounding, but us,  we remember. We light candles. … Continue reading

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Ubi bene, ibi patria

my fatherland is the land of my mother, the deep woods in summer, lichen walls shelved by bracket fungi where green is the color of silence I will gather moss, bed down wildness and breathe home

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there have been so many holiday dinners starting at the children’s table mistaking whipped turnips for mashed potatoes & having to eat them all once they hit my plate smiling past my throat closing on that hated taste I like … Continue reading

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Haiku Heights: Home

after flight your arms nest me safely home  

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